Peru environment official resigns amid protests by peasants who fear gold mine will harm water
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Peru environment official resigns amid protests by peasants who fear gold mine will harm water

Lima : Peru | Nov 28, 2011 at 4:59 PM PST
Source: Washington Post
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Peru A key official in Peru's Environment Ministry has resigned as protests persist against a $4.8 billion gold mining project by peasants who fear it will damage their water supply. Deputy minister Jose de Echave tells The Associated Press that he quit Monday because the government lacks an adequate... FULL ARTICLE AT Washington Post
 
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